Elias Beardsley

19 August 1800–22 September 1873 (Age 73)
Huntington, Shelton, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States

The Life Summary of Elias

When Elias Beardsley was born on 19 August 1800, in Huntington, Shelton, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States, his father, James Beardsley, was 29 and his mother, Hannah Beach, was 21. He married Polly Maria Cornell in 1833. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Veteran, Chemung, New York, United States in 1865. He died on 22 September 1873, in Forest Township, Genesee, Michigan, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Millington, Tuscola, Michigan, United States.

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Elias Beardsley
Polly Maria Cornell
Marriage: 1833
Catherine Beardsley
Thaddeus Beardsley
Elizabeth Beardsley
Melissa J Beardsley
Hannah Ursula Beardsley
Orren Beardsley

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    World Events (8)

    1802 · Brass is Discovered
    Age 2
    "In 1802, brass was identified in Waterbury, Connecticut. This gave the city the nickname ""The Brass City."" Brass dominated the city and helped to create the city. The motto of the city is Quid Aere Perennius, which means What is more lasting than brass? in Latin."
    Age 5
    The Territory of Michigan was organized as an incorporated territory of the United States on June 30, 1805, with Detroit as the territorial capital.
    1820 · Making States Equal
    Age 20
    The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.

    Name Meaning

    English (Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire): variant of Bardsley .History: William Beardsley, mason, came to New England in 1635 from London aboard the Planter.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    Sources (8)

    • Elias Beardsley, "New York State Census, 1865"
    • Elias Beardslee, "Michigan, Deaths, 1867-1897"
    • Elias Beardsley, "United States Census, 1850"

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